Application season: Psychometric tests with GraduateFirst

Psychometric tests tend to be the first step in most job applications- whether it be for a spring week, summer internship, or graduate programme. They are designed to streamline the hiring process and screen a large pool of candidates through a standardized measure of skills, abilities, and personality traits. Depending on the role you’re applying for,… More Application season: Psychometric tests with GraduateFirst

KURF Experiences: Sarah Alshalhoub on Lego catheters

Sarah Alshalhoub is a current third year student pursuing a BSc in Biomedical Engineering. She worked as part of the King’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (KURF) scheme with Dr. Kawal Rhode (Professor in Biomedical Engineering and the Head of Education at the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences) where one of the projects she worked on… More KURF Experiences: Sarah Alshalhoub on Lego catheters

How to improve commercial awareness with: Financial Times

For a lot of students preparing for job interviews in the Finance sector, they’re often asked to demonstrate their passion and interest in that particular role, and their knowledge of the company itself. Interviews will also be asking technical questions, where they’re looking for candidates who are using relevant terminology as they talk about background… More How to improve commercial awareness with: Financial Times

Global Placement Stories | Alexia Ambrus at Bank of America as a Scala Developer

Alexia Ambrus is a current Computer Science student at King’s College London. In this entry of Global Placement Stories, Alexia Ambrus talks about what she does on placement, and the lessons she’s gained from it. Why did you want to do a Placement? The main reason I wanted to do a placement year was to… More Global Placement Stories | Alexia Ambrus at Bank of America as a Scala Developer

Global Placement Stories | Tayyibah Uddin at Vodafone as a Software Engineer

  Tayyibah Uddin is a current Computer Science student at King’s College London. In this entry of Global Placement Stories, Tayyibah Uddin talks about how they went from a student attending a KCL Employer speed meet to a becoming a representative at the same speed meet! Why I decided to take a placement year  Around… More Global Placement Stories | Tayyibah Uddin at Vodafone as a Software Engineer

No internship? Fret not: valuable alternatives to consider 

This blog is contributed by Elaine Shak, our Careers Engagement Assistant in the Communications Team.  It’s that time of the year again (and no, I’m not just talking about Christmas): you’re now well settled into second term, juggling endless reading and assignments, trying to stay on top of everything. You speak to your classmates, hoping… More No internship? Fret not: valuable alternatives to consider 

Interested in travelling and studying during the summer? Look into Circle U’s summer school!

  Looking forward to expanding your depth of knowledge during the summer? Or maybe you would rather divulge into something unfamiliar in a different environment to gain new perspectives! Well, you’re in luck- if you want to travel and study in an interdisciplinary setting and meet like-minded people from across Europe, look no further than… More Interested in travelling and studying during the summer? Look into Circle U’s summer school!

Global Placement Stories | Shehzmani Shams at Lloyds Bank as a Software Engineer

Shehzmani Shams is a current Informatics student at King’s College London. In this entry of Global Placement Stories, Shehzmani Shams describes a typical day at work, and what she’s learnt from it so far. I work in the ‘Savings and Investments’ lab and my official title within the team is of a Quality Engineer. My… More Global Placement Stories | Shehzmani Shams at Lloyds Bank as a Software Engineer

Application season: Optimise your CV with KCL CareerSet!

Completing their CV is arguably one of the most daunting tasks students find when completing job applications. We understand that in today’s job market, it’s crucial that your CV stands out and is clear in demonstrating concrete examples of your experience and achievement so that employers can best understand what impact you can bring onto the… More Application season: Optimise your CV with KCL CareerSet!

Competition alert: Spackman Competition

For all full-time mathematics undergraduates at King’s, the Department of Mathematics is calling upon you to join the annual Spackman Competition, which will take place on Wednesday, the 15th of February, between 1:30-5 pm at K2.40 King’s Building.  The Spackman Competition, first held in 1978 and founded by an anonymous donor, commemorates the memory of… More Competition alert: Spackman Competition